If we don't have anything to be grateful for, then what do we have? Here's a list of things we tend to take for granted that we should be grateful for.The last few weeks have been emotionally trying for a lot of people.

I couldn’t help but think that now is a pretty good time to reflect on what we have to be grateful for.

We’ve got Thanksgiving around the corner in the US, and I believe gratitude can help us overcome all the negativity going on right now.

Some might think it’s a trivial exercise in the face of bigger issues at hand, but if we can’t be grateful, what else do we have?

I’ve been through a lot of dark times in my life, but thinking back, I always had things I could be grateful for.

Unfortunately, when you’re going about your day-to-day, you tend to take the simple things for granted. We place more emphasis on the negative than the positive.

It’s time to change that. I hope you’ll join me in thinking about everything you have to be grateful for, despite the odds many of us are facing.

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FinCon15 in Charlotte, Business, Traveling, Life Updates

Hello everyone! I can’t believe FinCon starts tomorrow, and since I’m so excited to see everyone there, I figured updating this would be a good idea. If you want more FinCon talk, just scroll down to the last section. I know I suck – I’m sorry for the radio silence for the past two months. Preparing for my trip to Austin and trying to work ahead as much as possible took a lot out of me, and then I had to make up for the…Continue Reading “FinCon15, Traveling, Business, and More”

What I'm Being Grateful For in 2014

It’s been one whole year since I started this little weekend series of mine, and I hope you’ve enjoyed it as much as I have. Originally, I started this series because I have a natural tendency to be pessimistic. I’m usually a cynical, glass half-empty kind of person. I wanted to change that as much as I could. Having that kind of perspective on life can be warranted at times, but it was as if I had cast a permanent cloud over everything. The practice…Continue Reading “Being Grateful: Fifty-Second Anniversary Edition”